The Bottom Line: Hard Evidence offers few surprises and even fewer challenges throughout its five undemanding murder mysteries. Read review
Specs: Mature, Telltale Games, Adventure, Adventure - first person adventure, Realistic, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: The best of the Dynasty Warriors franchise struggles to compete with modern hack-and-slash games. Read review
Specs: Teen, Omega Force, Action, Action - beat-em up, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: Eternal Sonata's superb art direction will dazzle you, but a dreamy story and exciting battles make it sing. Read review
Specs: Teen, Tri-Crescendo, Role-Playing, Role playing game (RPG) - action RPG, 1 Player
Specs: Games - sports, Sports - football simulation, Realistic
Specs: Games - action, Action - fighting, Action - adventure, Fantasy
Specs: Games - miscellaneous / entertainment / educational
The Bottom Line: As a graphical showpiece, DiRT is an unbridled success. It also happens to be an entirely enjoyable rally racer. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Codemasters, Driving, 1 Player
Specs: RP, bitComposer Games, Action
The Bottom Line: Thanks to a new game engine coupled with improvements to atmosphere and online play, NCAA Basketball 09 is a good game. Read review
Specs: Everyone, EA Canada, Sports, Sports - basketball simulation, Realistic, 1-4 Players
The Bottom Line: In X-Men: Destiny, mindless combat and meaningless choices combine to create a new mutation of boredom. Read review
Specs: Teen, Silicon Knights, Action, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: College Hoops 2K6 for the Xbox 360 maintains the great gameplay from previous versions, but doesn't have enough new content to justify the price of admission. Read review
Specs: Everyone, 2K Sports, Sports, Sports - basketball simulation, 1-4 Players
The Bottom Line: This tactical military shooter delivers tense and engaging action, competently completing its objective in the face of AI blunders and occasional bugs. Read review
Specs: Mature, Codemasters, Action
Specs: Teen, Blitz Games Studios, Music, Miscellaneous - rhythm music, 1-16 Players
Specs: Games - action, Action - third person tactical shooter, Science-fiction
The Bottom Line: Call of Juarez takes few risks with its setting or genre, but it does what it does well enough to be enjoyable. Read review
Specs: Mature, Techland, Action, Action - first person shooter, Realistic, 1 Player
Specs: Everyone, High Voltage Software, Dancing
The Bottom Line: In the realm of online combat, Battlefield 3 provides thrills that few games can match. Read review
Specs: Mature, EA DICE, Action, Action - first person shooter, Realistic
The Bottom Line: Interesting online modes salvage this derivative street racer from total mediocrity. Read review
Specs: Teen, Juice Games, Driving, Racing / driving - GT/street, Realistic, 1-2 Players
Specs: Teen, Tigon, Action
Specs: Games - miscellaneous / entertainment / educational, Miscellaneous - rhythm music, Realistic
The Bottom Line: The apathetic presentation and a slew of gameplay bugs make it hard to enjoy Major League Baseball 2K6, which is otherwise a deep and feature-rich baseball simulation. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Kush Games, Sports, Sports - baseball simulation, 1-2 Players
The Bottom Line: Over-the-top, bloody, and bursting with content, Mortal Kombat is a return to form for the franchise. Read review
Specs: Mature, NetherRealm Studios, Action
The Bottom Line: There's nothing fantastic about this movie tie-in. Read review
Specs: Teen, Visual Concepts, Action, Action - adventure, Science-fiction, 1-4 Players
The Bottom Line: NCAA Basketball 10 closely mimics the real sport, but a number of small glitches and a lack of modes limit the long-term appeal. Read review
Specs: Everyone, EA Canada, Sports, 1-4 Players
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